Five reasons to try dance and martial arts programs for free, Jan. 9-14 – UM Today


Karate instructor, Saba, demonstrates punching technique.
UM Recreation Services is opening the dance and martial arts programs to UM students and members for free, January 9-14. But why should you take time out of your busy schedule to give them a try? There are many reasons, so we narrowed the list down to the best ones!
Overall, dance and martial arts programs can offer a wide range of physical and mental health benefits and cultural and personal growth opportunities. It is important to consult with a healthcare provider before starting any new physical activity program, especially if you have any underlying health conditions.
Now that you understand the benefits of dance and martial arts, here are some reasons why you might consider attending the free trial event and trying one of our programs:
Limited spots are available for each program during the member and student free trial week. Don’t miss out! Visit our winter adult programs registration page, select “free trial” in the course type section, and reserve a spot for your program of choice today.
Before you reserve a spot:
You will need to log in to your sport and recreation account and have an active membership or student access to reserve your spot. Have questions? Email us at rec_services [at] umanitoba [dot] ca.
Kyle Sokoloski

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